Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Program
Onondaga Lake NPL Site
United States of America
Education; Habitat Enhancement
Affected DOI Resources:
The March 2018 “Onondaga Lake Natural Resource Damage Assessment Consent Decree” and “Appendix C - Onondaga Lake Watershed Restoration Projects Scopes of Work” (Consent Decree), describe the funding for an invasive species control and habitat preservation project. According to the March 2018 Scope of Work for Project 9, The “Invasive Species Control and Habitat Preservation Project” shall be implemented within Onondaga Lake and its watershed. The proposed project area includes approximately 2,000 acres of wetlands, lake/river littoral zone and riparian zone habitat. In July 2020, the “Comprehensive Plan for Invasive Species Control and Habitat Preservation, Onondaga Lake Watershed, Onondaga County, NY” (Comprehensive Plan) was finalized under Contract 140F0420F0020.
The overall scope and objective for this task order is for the contractor to implement the July 2020 Comprehensive Plan for invasive species control and habitat preservation/restoration (Invasive Species Control Program) at Onondaga Lake and surrounding areas for a period of five consecutive years.
County or Municipal; Private
New York Department of Environmental Conservation; USFWS
Fish and Wildlife Service
Onondaga Lake Invasive Species Management Target Areas for Years 1 - 5, Credit: Parsons
New York Ecological Services Field Office
Cortland, NY | (607) 753-9334 | http://www.fws.gov/northeast/nyfo/